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State Profile: 2016 Area Unemployment Rates



The following table shows unemployment rates for metropolitan areas1 within Texas.

Location Unemployment Rate
Abilene, TX MSA 3.9%
Amarillo, TX MSA 3.1%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX MSA 3.2%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA 6.9%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX MSA 7.2%
College Station-Bryan, TX MSA 3.6%
Corpus Christi, TX MSA 6.0%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area 3.8%
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3.8%
El Paso, TX MSA 4.9%
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 4.0%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX MSA 5.2%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX MSA 4.4%
Laredo, TX MSA 4.9%
Longview, TX MSA 6.1%
Lubbock, TX MSA 3.4%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA 7.8%
Midland, TX MSA 4.4%
Odessa, TX MSA 6.4%
San Angelo, TX MSA 4.5%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA 3.7%
Sherman-Denison, TX MSA 3.8%
Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR MSA 4.6%
Tyler, TX MSA 4.5%
Victoria, TX MSA 5.4%
Waco, TX MSA 4.0%
Wichita Falls, TX MSA 4.4%

1 Area definitions: Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Metropolitan Division (MSD)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Information and Analysis

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